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The Residential Home Murders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The year 1967, two sad, frightened children are sent to an uncaring Children’s home, because their father has brutally died, and their mother’s death is close. The year 2010, two elderly people living in Residential Homes, ten miles apart, are violently murdered, and who is Paula, who sometimes calls herself Sandra? Is there a connection? Lance Sullivan, is assigned to the case.
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
The Empty Part of the Grave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
‘Queenie’ Mab, ex-inmate of the notorious Charity Island prison, is employed as a poorly-paid trouble-shooter. She accepts the chance to make extra money by helping to escort the Zampigli party to the backwoods to witness the recovery of bodies from an old massacre. But with unwelcoming travelling companions and unexpected discoveries in the woods, earning the money is not going to be easy.
From Darkest Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A visitor from a dark past . . . An addict’s redemption gone horribly wrong . . . A monster in sheep’s clothing . . . A father’s misguided love . . . A young girl’s reckoning . . . Five tales that dig deep into the human psyche, uncovering skeletons that might be better left buried.
Death by Fire
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A woman inherits valuable land and finds herself in the fight of her life to hold onto it. The local town is on a campaign to force her to sell out so that they may reap the rewards. A case of extreme bullying is underway. Follow Emily Stange in her fight to survive.
The Stratford Conspiracy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
The intrepid Amelia Watson is back! This time the “Second Mrs. Watson” tracks the clues pertaining to the murder of a Shakespearean scholar, and finds herself in the deadly sights of a ruthless killer determined to remove anyone standing in the way of the revelation of William Shakespeare’s true identity.
Raw Material
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Innocent photos incriminate. A sex offender is on the prowl. Amateur detectives and professional criminals make a bad mix. From deserted Pembrokeshire beaches, through the shadowy underpasses of North London, to the remote Irish countryside, Beatrice discovers the darker side of human nature.
Squeeze
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When he stepped into the hotel room to meet his Military boss's wife for their planned tryst, Olai could never have guessed he would see her naked on the bed, in a pool of her own blood, a stabbing knife hanging from deep within her breast. Commissioned by the Military General to find his wife's killer, Blackmail on his every side, the police on his tail, Olai is in quite a bit of a squeeze...!
The Trust Factor
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Series: Jack Diamond Mystery Adventures, prequel . Price: Free! Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An unlikely client is seeking help to recover what he believes may be an inheritance gone missing. At the end of the day a perplexed Jack Diamond can’t be certain of success in recovering the alleged missing inheritance.An international network of money manipulators who became involved through nefarious means are found out as one by one they discover that there is no trust among thieves.
Clarissa Clairvoyant
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Price: Free! Words: 20,500. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Net soms gebeur dit... As Clarissa aan 'n foto of iets raak wat aan iemand behoort, dan praat dit met haar. Wanneer sy buk om die foto wat Francois laat val op te tel weet sy bo alle twyfel die vrou dood is.
A Party at Buntings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 153,590. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Adam Winter arrived at Bristol’s Parkway station he didn’t expect to find a dead body and an injured man almost side-by-side, nor did he realise what a complex set of relationships he would find himself drawn into. A recently widowed young author, he is researching material for a crime novel and he finds much to interest him – even an attempt on his own life, not to mention more murders.
Winning Numbers Deadly Numbers
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Series: Jack Warden, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Warden Detective Series A twisted tale of murder in a small town, when a couple wins a lottery jackpot and others are trying to get their hands on the winning numbers. Who will die next?
The Plot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man buries something on his allotment that will change the lives of all affected once discovered by his great-niece 25 years later, as she confronts mystery, threat and suspense, finding love along the way, in her efforts to keep hold of what she holds most dear.
Barnabé
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: French. Published: November 9, 2012 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Barnabé arrive à l’âge adulte. C’est un homme-enfant, un handicapé mental, qui découvre sa différence dans le regard des autres. Aussi, lorsque une série d’incendies volontaires se déclenche tout autour de Montdunon, il ne manque pas de témoins pour affirmer que l’on a vu Barnabé et son scooter rouge rôder aux alentours. Se vengerait-il des sarcasmes dont il est l’objet ?
Deadly Deception
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Forensic psychologist Jemimah Hodge is handling a cold case that concerns the death of a policeman’s wife. After she and her would-be beau, Detective Rick Romero, survive separate shooting incidents that seem to related to the case, they must put aside their differences and distractions and work together to solve it. Will they be able to identify the culprit in time to save themselves?
Cromwell Road
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(2.00 from 1 review)
Holmes and Watson meet the famous medium Madame B., whose message for Watson has surprising results.
One of Us
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anna fled her country when the police murdered her brother and father, and now she serves your food, changes your bed, and keeps the secrets of her past well hidden. Drawn into a world of people trafficking, prostitution and murder she faces the biggest decision of her life: how much is she prepared to give up to be one of us? Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger award.
The Meaning of Theft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Run Free Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
David’s urban routine is interrupted by an unexpected moment of thievery and he is instantly obsessed with the excitement it unleashes. With his colleague, he embarks on a mission to steal from the city that has stolen much of his life. Can he control his addiction before it controls him?
Acheron Highway: A Jonathan Shade Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
"He stole my heart, Mr. Shade. I want you to find him and steal it back." The dead won't stay buried in Denver, so Jonathan Shade isn't too surprised when a dead woman shows up wanting to hire him. A necromancer stalker has stolen her heart--literally--and she needs it if she's going to live. But Shade's jobs are never simple. The dead won't leave him alone. They work for a lovesick goddess
Burdened Promises
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A divorced mother of two becomes the target of a shady set of characters from her past and learns she must return to the life she thought was forever in her past. Things accelerate when an FBI agent searches for redemption in what is presumably a simple surveillance case. When a malevolent figure sets out to eradicate the one woman able to seal his fate; he must convince Emma to accept his help.